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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through March 2019.

Exports: Cotton yarn, not sewing thread, retail packed

Cotton yarn, not sewing thread, retail packed, the No. 991 export by value totaled $889,794 for the month of March, $4.89 million through March of 2019, and $28.34 million for all of 2018, the latest annual data available, according to U.S. Census Bureau data analyzed by WorldCity. Need more details? Read more

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Top Markets

RankCountryYTD
1Mexico$3.85 M
2Canada$838,189
3United Kingdom$90,872
4Honduras$17,543
5South Korea$17,413
6Bahamas$16,970
7Costa Rica$12,453
8Panama$12,137
9Japan$10,154
10Australia$7,998
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U.S. exports of Cotton yarn, not sewing thread, retail packed decreased 68.40 percent through March to $4.89 million

U.S. exports of Cotton yarn, not sewing thread, retail packed decreased 68.40 percent from $15.46 million to $4.89 million through the first three months of 2019 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 991 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 823 for the last full year with a total value of $28.34 million, a $6.76 million, 31.33 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Honduras and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif., No. 2 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 3 Port Everglades, Fla., No. 4 Port of New York and No. 5 Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Guatemala, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Haiti. The leading gateways were No. 1 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 2 Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif., No. 3 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 4 Santa Teresa Border Crossing, N.M. and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $3,849,630
2Canada $838,189
3United Kingdom $90,872
4Honduras $17,543
5South Korea $17,413
6Bahamas $16,970
7Costa Rica $12,453
8Panama $12,137
9Japan $10,154
10Australia $7,998

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1El Paso $6,934,474
2San Diego $3,098,476
3Low Value Shipments $833,019
4Miami $178,427
5Detroit $121,035
6Phoenix/Nogales $107,008
7Buffalo $81,297
8New York City $71,536
9Ogdensburg, N.Y. $33,140
10Laredo $33,006

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first three months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. totaled $3.84 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports rose 27.95 percent compared to last year to $763,245.
  • Port Everglades, Fla. rose 517.39 percent compared to last year to $55,195.
  • Port of New York rose 592.28 percent compared to last year to $50,190.
  • Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. rose 4.43 percent compared to last year to $32,989.

There are several hundred airports, seaports and border crossings that handle international trade; they are, in turn, part of the roughly four dozen U.S. Customs districts.

Highlights for the top five foreign markets:

  • U.S. exports to No. 1 Mexico decreased $10.33 million, 72.84 percent, (78.79 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $65,881, 8.53 percent, (17.15 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 United Kingdom decreased $10,162, 10.06 percent, (1.86 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Honduras increased $17,543, 0 percent, (0.36 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 South Korea increased $10,516, 152.47 percent, (0.36 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 98.52 percent of all these Cotton yarn, not sewing thread, retail packed exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $4.81 million of the $4.89 million total.

All totaled, 97.06 percent of all these Cotton yarn, not sewing thread, retail packed exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $4.74 million of the $4.89 million total